What Is Best For Your Family; A Car Or An SUV?

Posted By : Aubrey Mead , on Sep, 2016

 

Since the advent of the first sports utility vehicle there has been a never ending debate between buyers; which is better, a car or an SUV? SUVs are the most popular new vehicles on the market at the moment; they are today what minivans were during the 90s and what station wagons were in the 70s.

SUVs arrived at just the right time; they filled a void between a conventional sedan and a “soccer mom” screaming minivan. The SUV is roomy, it also has a certain masculine look and feel to it; you can drive an SUV without people assuming you had a bunch of kids, all of which played baseball in the summer and hockey in the winter. Although an SUV can pull as well as any pickup, they ride and drive no different than a luxury Chevy in Lockport. An SUV is just as much at home pulling up to the theatre as it is going off road.

When it is time for you to decide which is best for you and your family, consider the following:

  • Use: What are you going to use the vehicle for? If all you plan on doing is drive back and forth to work, an SUV may be too much vehicle; however, if you are planning to pull a boat and take a load of gear to the lake on the weekends, then an SUV is perfect.

  • Where do you live? If you live around the Great Lakes where winter is a real issue, then the 4 x 4 power and more ground clearance of an SUV will come in very handy.

  • Is fuel economy important? Even though many SUVs are beginning to use smaller engines that get better fuel economy they are still bigger and heavier than a car and will cost to more to operate, that is a fact. You will get better mileage from a Chevy Cruze than you will from a Chevy Equinox but on the other hand the Cruze cannot do what the Equinox can. The beauty of dealing with Chevy in Lockport is the fact that you do have choices.

Of course there are other reasons to pick one over the other; both vehicles have their own pros and cons. The best decision can only be made by you. When you are looking for a Chevy in Lockport look no further than Hawk Chevrolet Cadillac. You are spoiled for choice with Chevy; anything from the all electric Volt to the exotic Corvette and everything in between is available at very attractive prices.

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